Retro Ads Bank On Paradise

Five vintage New Zealand travel advertisements feature in Jaunted this week. Among them the ‘Fly TEAL’ ad, which “pushes the airline’s popular Coral Route, which once flew passengers to the tropical South Pacific Islands for relaxing holidays.” “Before Air NZ, TEAL (Tasman Empire Airways Limited) dominated the skies for high-flying New Zealanders.” Also included, one of the earliest tourism posters for New Zealand, a naked Maori woman in cloak and pounamu, promotes ‘The Wonderland of the Pacific’. “This little gem is pretty provocative for the time, but safely shows the natural beauty of New Zealand; and if you had any questions — maybe how to get a date with the model — you can contact any of the offices.”


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Magical Moments in Time at Mangonui

Magical Moments in Time at Mangonui

Australian journalist Jane Nicholls and her New Zealand-born husband visited Mangonui/Doubtless Bay to “capture the simple magic of childhood holidays” for her own family. Nicholls recalls the time there in a travel feature for…